WAYNESBORO, VA – nTelos Wireless announced today that it is now offering the only PlayStation® Certified Smartphone, the Sony Ericsson Xperia™ PLAY, in retail stores and online.
“This phone combines the convenience of an Android Smartphone with the excitement of PlayStation gaming,” said Conrad Hunter, president of nTelos Wireless. “The Xperia PLAY’s ever-growing list of optimized games gives consumers what they’ve been looking for, just in time for the holiday season.”
The Xperia PLAY comes pre-loaded with seven games, including Madden NFL 11 (EA Sports), Bruce Lee Dragon Warrior (Digital Legends), Asphalt 6: Adrenaline (Gameloft), The Sims 3 (EA), Star Battalion (Gameloft), Crash Bandicoot (Sony PlayStation) and Tetris®. More than 150 game titles optimized for Xperia PLAY are available for download via Android Market, with the average game costing $5.
The device offers a slide-out game pad revealing a directional keypad, dual analog touch joystick, two shoulder buttons and the four iconic PlayStation symbol keys: circle, X, square and triangle.
The Xperia PLAY is powered for advanced gaming with the Snapdragon 1 GHz CPU and Adreno 205 graphics processor (GPU). The device also comes with the latest 2.3 Gingerbread Android™ platform for Smartphones with access to more than 250,000 apps on Android Market. Additional features of the Xperia PLAY include a four-inch, 16 million color screen and superb stereo sound and a 5.1 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash and front-facing camera.
NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:NTLS, news, filings) nTelos Wireless, headquartered in Waynesboro, VA, provides high-speed, dependable nationwide voice and data coverage that’s backed by the industry’s best satisfaction guarantee. With more than 60 retail locations and operations in Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Ohio, Maryland and North Carolina, the Company proudly delivers the best value in wireless. Additional information about NTELOS is available at www.ntelos.com or www.facebook.com/nteloswireless and
About Sony Ericsson
Sony Ericsson is a 50:50 joint venture between Sony Corporation and Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson. In October 2011 it was announced by Sony and Ericsson that Sony will acquire Ericsson’s stake in the company and that Sony Ericsson will become a standalone division within Sony Corporation. The transaction is expected to close at the beginning of 2012 and is subject to regulatory approvals. Over the years Sony Ericsson has brought together the best communication technologies with superior entertainment user experiences to create its Xperia™ line of the ‘most entertaining smartphones’ in the industry. With its global corporate functions in London, Sony Ericsson has sales and marketing operations in all major regions of the world, as well as manufacturing in China, and product development sites in China, Japan, Sweden and Silicon Valley, California. For more information, please visit: www.sonyericsson.com/press. Follow Sony Ericsson US on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SEUSA and Twitter at www.twitter.com/SonyEricssonUS.